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e-sports: Knock…Knock…Knocking at the Olympics Door

e-sports is waiting to enter a historic moment by being part of the next Olympics. e-sports is a form of futuristic sport competition based on video games. Over the last few years it has developed enough to engage professional players, both in individual and in team capacity. There are important […]

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COVID Times: New Terms Make Sound Entry

Language is intimately connected to our life. The linguists have always insisted that it is so. Now we the common people realise it amidst the pandemic. Any event with extremely powerful impact on society creates or generates some terms specific to it. These terms spread among people and become part […]

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Masks: The Kid-Item in Consumer Town

Even the worst crisis ever has its silver lining. If one has to choose items which have gained the status of the most sought-after consumer goods mask would occupy the front rank. In the pre-pandemic times mask had a very limited use. The doctors, nurses and to some degree community […]

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Unlock 1.0: Tourism Sector Dying to Say Welcome

Tourism has always been one of the first sectors to be affected whenever there is a change in a country’s economy. In a situation in which an economy is adversely affected tourism bears a major brunt. People who love to see places usually start to cut down travel budget. Coronavirus […]

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Robbing Tune and Rhythm Out of Music: The Discordant Pandemic

Music industries have seen various ups and downs since the introduction of modern technologies. COVID-19 has recently contributed to the huge loss in the music and live entertainment industry globally. Shutdown of transport and maintenance of social distancing have forced several concerts and festivals to be cancelled or postponed. The […]

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Stray Dogs Stressed Out: The Pandemic Effect

We generally tend to think that only people are in distress for the outbreak of COVID-19. But stray animals are also very much affected due to it particularly during the lockdown. They all were left hungry for several days. Social distancing and restrictive lockdown measures forced people to stay home. […]

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Small Business, Big Trouble: The Viral Times

The outbreak of coronavirus has taken back happiness from our lives, at least for some time. It has forcefully changed our long habits. Lot of people from different walks of life are at the receiving end of our changed habits. One important segment is the small traders, shopkeepers and hawkers. […]

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Mis/Using Social Media during the Outbreak Times

What are we going through the most after the coronavirus attacked the world? The simple answer is social media. The use of social media has increased a lot to cut off boredom. But the real question whether the purpose of its use is good/bad or ethical/unethical. Many issues are going […]

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Role Change: Soap in COVID-19 Times

What is the first thought that comes to our minds when we hear the word ‘soap’? Of course, it is the one little thing which washes away dirt from the body. For a long time it has been in the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) market as a basic bath […]

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Social Gathering: Going, Going, Gone!

We were used to having all kinds of events in the conventional way till the announcement of the lockdown on 25 March, which was a Wednesday. There were social gatherings planned for the weekends. The gatherings were to have a wide range. Some would be get-togethers of personal friends and […]

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Lockdown Puts Non-Human Species in a World of their Own

The pandemic lockdown has a contradictory impact insofar as some species are concerned. On a positive note, we see some changes in the environment for the better because of the coronavirus lockdown. COVID-19 has killed thousands of people in the world but it has saved the Mother Earth from another […]

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Ebony and Ivory: The Divided Colours of Society

In the classic and unforgettable song, ‘Ebony and Ivory’, written by Paul McCartney and sung in duet in McCartney and Stevie Wonder, an extremely sensitive question is put in the forefront: if ebony and ivory, the black and white reeds can coexist in piano keyboard “in harmony” why doesn’t it […]

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Cycle, the New Hero in Rescue Stories

Cycle is the first vehicle we start to ride in our childhood. We have so many memories with our favourite cycles. Then the priorities change for some. Some go for bike and some for cars. But for poor families cycle is the cheapest vehicle to drive to work or anywhere. […]

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Desperately Seeking Cure: COVID-19 and the Race for Vaccine

“We are not talking about an immunity booster. We are talking about a cure.” Yes, you read it right. One branded company has claimed a cure of the dreadful COVID-19 virus without any supportive statement from the Union Health Ministry and ICMR. The Managing Director of Patanjali, Acharya Balkrishna claimed […]

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‘Unlocking’ Muscles and Mind in Such Crisis Times

In the Unlockdown 1.0 some designated places have started to open. These places include business establishments and both government and private offices. People have to be on road and start work after three months of home confinement. Our body got enough rest and we now lack stamina to work all […]

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Go Digital: The Latest Mantra in the Media World

Mass media are going through a great change in the contemporary times. One hardly needs to mention that mass media offer a huge platform with amazing reach among the audience. People depend on various mediums to get information on events and issues, be it news or entertainment. Newspapers, radio and […]

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